Whether it's construction, engineering, or software development, the skills of a project scheduler are vital to the success of any project. This path will teach you to create master project plans, understand the impact of budget and cost, and work with project managers to deliver your projects on schedule.
Master best principles for managing schedules.
Practice using Gantt charts and Microsoft Project.
Learn to adjust schedules based on budget and how to prevent scope creep.
Project Management Foundations: Schedules with Bonnie Biafore
Learn how to proactively manage project schedules. Get project management tips to resolve schedule conflicts, shorten timeframes, and reduce costs.
2h 7m • COURSE
Microsoft Project 2016 Essential Training with Bonnie Biafore
Master the essential features of Project 2016 and project management techniques, such as creating and scheduling tasks, assigning resources, and running reports.
5h 5m • COURSE
Learning Gantt Charts with Chris Croft
Project management trainer and consultant Chris Croft provides tips and tricks for creating a Gantt chart to manage your projects.
59m 59s • COURSE
Project Management: Preventing Scope Creep with Oliver Yarbrough
Learn how to identify and prevent scope creep.
34m 1s • COURSE
Change Management for Projects with Claudine Peet
See how a project manager can help changes stick by supporting the people affected. Learn tips and techniques that can help you confidently approach the people side of project management.
1h 17m • COURSE
Managing Time-Constrained Projects with Microsoft Project with John Riopel
Learn how to manage projects with time constraints and fast-track schedules with Microsoft Project.
57m 26s • COURSE
You'll learn project scheduling with these experts.
Bonnie Biafore is a certified project management professional (PMP), trainer, and best-selling author.
Bonnie has 25+ years of experience in project management and training, and more than 25 best-selling books, including Practical Project Management with Microsoft Project 2016, Microsoft Project 2013: The Missing Manual, Successful Project Management—an award winner at the 2012 STC International competition—QuickBooks: The Missing Manual, and Your Project Management Coach. Her novel, Fresh Squeezed, is available on Amazon and other book retailers. She has authored dozens of courses for LinkedIn Learning. She also provides project management and Microsoft Project consulting services. When not attached to her computer, she hikes in the mountains, takes aerial dance classes and improv comedy classes, plays the banjo, and cooks gourmet food. You can find her on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/bonniebiafore.
Lecturer turned thought leader Chris Croft has trained 80,000+ people in project management and leadership.
Chris has also provided instruction on time management and negotiation, and has trained six million people on Lynda.com and LinkedIn Learning. He comes from an operations background, having earned an engineering degree from Cambridge, qualified as a chartered engineer, and worked as a senior manager in manufacturing for 10 years. He earned an MBA and worked as a university lecturer at Bournemouth University Business School for four years before starting his own training company in 1992. Since then, he has been in constant demand as a speaker, and his free email tips are sent to over 20,000 people.
His website, www.chriscroft.co.uk, offers a free email tip of the month, a wide-ranging and unusual blog, and free instant guides. Chris has also created numerous free iPhone and Android apps, notably his Jobs To Do app and his Daily Happiness Tips app.
Oliver Yarbrough, PMP®, is an author, speaker, trainer, and project management and strategic marketing expert.After a highly productive corporate career that took him from the halls of corporate America to assignments in the Middle East and beyond, Oliver combined his diverse B2B marketing, sales, and project management experience in order to empower organizations and professionals to build relationships faster, shorten sales cycles, execute projects better, and increase profits.He offers fresh insights and encourages his audiences and clients to take action with a captivating, entertaining, and down-to-earth style. He shares with them his hands-on experience building and managing professional relationships for some of the largest companies in the world, including Lucent Technologies, Staples, and Sprint, along with his own successful business ventures.Oliver holds a master's degree from the F. W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College (MBA program ranked #1 in entrepreneurship for 25 consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report). He is a former board member of the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), as well as the National Contract Management Association (NCMA), Atlanta chapter. Additionally, he has been featured in "People on the Move" in the Atlanta Business Chronicle.Today, he is an active member of the Project Management Institute (PMI®). Oliver is also president of BOBCAT Academy. He can be found at OliverYarbrough.com and on Twitter @OliverYarbrough.On a personal note, Oliver has a great passion for global cultural immersion. He loves to travel and learn about customs from locals that he meets. He has been fortunate to live, work, and explore such fascinating places as South Africa, Asia, South America, Central America, Saudi Arabia, and Canada. Currently, he lives and works in Atlanta, Georgia, where he is a staple in the city's professional and social fabric, volunteering with nonprofit organizations, moderating events, and regularly networking.
Claudine Peet is founder and owner of IT Explained, LTD, a training consultancy based in Southampton, UK.
She provides consultation and assessment of training requirements, develops courseware materials, and delivers tailored training courses. She provides training in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project, PRINCE2, MSP, change management, APMP, project management, assertiveness skills, effective report writing, creating professional courseware, presentation skills, leadership skills, negotiation skills, time management, and stress management, as well as Train the Trainer and Train the IT Trainer courses.
She worked in project and programme management for a number of years before moving into training, and has worked on contract for large training providers such as KnowledgePool, Bray Leino, Maven Training, New Horizons, Spring IT, Parity, Insight Training, Silicon Beach Training, Advantage Learning, and Active Learning, with experience extending from MOD to local government and private sector.
In 2000, Claudine achieved TAP certification from the Institute of IT Trainers, which teaches trainers how to engage in interactive learning with delegates. In 2006, she achieved accreditation from the APM Group as a PRINCE2 trainer. She is also a qualified Change Management Practitioner and certified trainer in Managing Successful Programmes (MSP), PRINCE2 Agile, Change Management, and APMP.
John Riopel has over 25 years of experience as a program and project manager.
John has worked in government service and commercial industries, implementing and managing internal, commercial, and government projects. He is a Microsoft Certified Professional in Enterprise Project Management, and is a Project Management Professional (PMP). He has provided program/project management expertise to the US Navy, Army, Federal and civil, along with the banking, telecommunications, retail, and entertainment industries as well as other commercial clients. He conducts training courses on project management theory and does extensive consulting in the application of project management tools and techniques. He has been actively involved in the Microsoft Project Users Group (MPUG) board of directors and the PMI CMass chapter.